Corn and Chicken Dinner
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min.
- 3 pounds chicken legs and thighs (about 8 pieces)
- 1/2 cup butter, divided
- 3 garlic cloves, minced, divided
- 3 ears fresh corn, husked, cleaned and cut into thirds
- 1/4 cup water
- 2 teaspoons dried tarragon, divided
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 2 medium zucchini, sliced into 1/2-inch pieces
- 2 tomatoes, seeded and cut into chunks
- In a Dutch oven, cook chicken in 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat until browned on each side. Add two-thirds of the garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Reduce heat; stir in corn and water. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon tarragon, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 170°-175°.
- Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, cook both the remaining garlic and tarragon in remaining butter for 1 minute; set aside.
- Layer zucchini and tomatoes over the chicken mixture. Drizzle seasoned butter over all; cover and cook for 3-5 minutes or until heated through.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 297 calories, 19g fat (9g saturated fat), 100mg cholesterol, 331mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 21g protein.
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Sep 9, 2012
very good - I used a whole chicken and increased the time by 30 minutes and it was incredible.
Jul 17, 2012
red potatoes in this sounds awesome. i would think no on the crock pot. it simmers foods on low. these items are fried and then steamed. crock pot does neither of these things. to get the delicious texture, thus flavor of all ingredients i would follow the recipe as stated. foil packs... the chicken obviously takes longer to cook thru than the vegys. i would grill the chicken and foil the vegys. Mmmmmm cant wait till company or a potluck :P
Jul 14, 2011
My family really love these recipe
Mar 7, 2011
Been making this several years, but had forgotten about it for the past 2, so I looked it up on the net today and was so happy to find it (cuz I didn't think I'd have the title right). Just as good as I remember. Very healthy meal-in-one. I cut back on the butter quite a lot and it still tastes great. So easy to make, so tasty and family loves it.
Jul 30, 2010
I would like to know if there is a crockpot version also.
Sep 11, 2009
In the list of ingredients it calls for 1/2 cup butter divided. It doesn't say anywhere in the recipe how much of the butter to use for cooking the chicken and how much of the butter to use sauteing the remaining garlic and tarragon. Would love it if someone could clarify.
Aug 28, 2009
Fresh corn is so yummy! For a quick meal or even a healthy snack, try cutting cooked corn off the cobb and serving with only a squeeze of fresh lime juice. Delicious and no need for salt or butter if you are counting.
Aug 18, 2009
I wonder if this meal could be cooked in an aluminum foil Packet?
Aug 13, 2009
You might even try chicken stock instead of water and also add broccili floretts too.
Aug 13, 2009
red potatoes would prob go good with this